N.B. Due to the cost of carrying out road closures and other permits involved, we have changed the format of the event.

We will begin with a short rally at 10:30 am outside the School of Architecture & Design, University of Tasmania with “Speakers & Open Mic” in the Rory Spence VOS Construction Lecture Theatre from 11 am.

Find out more on our Event Details page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate?

Anyone who values empirical science. That's it. That's the only requirement.

How can I help?

If you would like to participate in planning the march, speaking or helping out on the day. Please fill out the Google form on our Get Involved page and we will get in touch!

How can I donate?

Donations can be made via Eventbrite.

When will it be?

Our event will be held on Earth Day, April 22 2017. We will begin with a short rally at 10:30 am outside the School of Architecture & Design, University of Tasmania with “Speakers & Open Mic” in the Rory Spence VOS Construction Lecture Theatre from 11 am. Please register your attendance (and make a donation if you can) via Eventbrite. You can also keep up to date on the latest by liking our Facebook and event pages.

Will the march represent diversity in science?

Science is done by people of all races, women, immigrants, LGBTQ, indigenous people, people of all beliefs and non-belief. We hope that this diversity is reflected in both the leadership of the march and the march itself.

Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners

The March for Science Launceston acknowledges that we are meeting here on Aboriginal land. (Supplied by the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre.)

Will the march be accessible for people with disabilities?

Every effort is being made to make the march accessible to everyone. If you have any access requirements in order to participate in the March for Science Launceston please contact launceston@marchforscienceaustralia.org.

Isn’t science apolitical?

Yes. The march is non-partisan, but it is absolutely intended to have an impact on policy makers.

Will there will be merchandise for sale?

YES! We now have merchandise. Support us directly by buying from the Launceston collection.

Are there other marches going on?

YES! For a complete list of marches in Australia, visit our national page. If you're down south, join our friends in Hobart. For a list of marches in the United States and elsewhere in the world, visit www.marchforscience.com.

If there aren't any marches near you or you can't make it come join the Virtual March for Science.

Who supports March for Science?

March for Science (internationally, nationally and locally) is proud to partner with a large number of dynamic and impactful organisations. If your organisation would like to partner or support the March for Science Launceston, please reach out to launceston@marchforscienceaustralia.org.

Who's organising March for Science Launceston?

March for Science Launceston is being organised by a group of passionate and enthusiastic volunteers. Primary contact for the march is Jin-oh Choi. He can be contacted on either 0408 271 800 or launceston@marchforscienceaustralia.org.

The people helping to organise the march across Australia, can be found on our national page.

Please help us out moving forward!

Thank you to all who attended or supported the March for Science Australia, and around the world. As we have said, we plan for this to be a continuing event. We want to keep the momentum going, and to keep defending science and scientists.

We want to know: what do you want to see moving forward? If the March for Science Australia continues as an organisation, what do you think it should do? What services should it provide, or events should it arrange? How to we continue marching forward? Please help us best serve the scientific community and the general public by filling out this brief survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AusScienceMarchFuture

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Location: School of Architecture & Design
Time: 10:30 am

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